• David Ross Brower: American Environmentalist

    David Brower not only fought for environmentalism and the national parks system, he also fought for the U.S. Army during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Norman S. Ikari

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Norman S. Ikari, who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II in Italy.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army and Army Air Forces Veteran Ralph Coleman Graham

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army and Army Air Forces Veteran Ralph Coleman Graham. Graham served as an engineer and a radio operator during World War II.

  • Rexford H. Dettre Jr.: Evading Capture

    Maj. Gen. Rexford Dettre served in the Army Air Force during World War II and became a prisoner of war (POW) after being captured by the Germans. He later served in the Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and worked with the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Robert Sharp

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Robert Sharp, who flew bombing missions in France and Germany during World War II.

  • Franklin Kameny: LGBTQ+ Rights Movement Leader

    Franklin Kameny served in the Army during World War II. After being fired from his job for his sexuality, he became a prominent LGBTQ activist.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Rupert Starr

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Rupert Starr who became a prisoner of war (POW) in Germany during World War II and later became a well-known LGBTQ+ activist.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Francis Cunningham

    On his 100th birthday, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Francis Cunningham who served as a cable splicer during World War II and served in North Africa and Italy.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Normand Carleton

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Normand Henry Carleton, who served during World War II in the European theater as a tank technician.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Forces Veteran Blasé Dillman

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Blasé Dillman, who served as a flight engineer in the European theater during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Chester Michael Matyjasik

    Today's #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Chester Michael Matyjasik, who served in Europe during World War II and had the nickname "The Flagman."

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran William M. McConahey

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran William McConahey, who served as a battalion surgeon with the 90th Infantry Division during World War II.

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